Archive: 12/7/2006

Not ready to quit? Try cutting back

In a review article in the December Nicotine and Tobacco Research, researchers at the University of Vermont have found an unexpected, effective alternative to motivate smokers to quit smoking – cutting back. According to ...

Dec 07, 2006
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Cal medicinal marijuana law upheld

Although marijuana is illegal under federal law, it's still allowed for medicinal purposes in California after a judge refused to overturn the state law.

Dec 07, 2006
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Research Helps Uncover the Secrets of an Age-Old Killer

Scientists working in part at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory (SSRL) have discovered a gene for a protein that regulates the cellular response to copper in the bacterium that causes tuberculosis. ...

Dec 07, 2006
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Probing Question: Is it better to run barefoot?

The United States has more than 30 million adult runners -- plenty of active feet to fuel a $18.1 billion-a-year athletic shoe industry, according to the NDP Group, a global provider of consumer-industry information. Among ...

Dec 07, 2006
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